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>>> June 7-June 13 Friday, June 7 GREETED BY BEATS Who: Suzanne Wilson Where: Crystal Lounge Acoustic guitarist plays covers from Alanis to Jewel, originals too, tonight and tomorrow night.

>>> June 7-June 13

Friday, June 7

GREETED BY BEATS

Who: Suzanne Wilson

Where: Crystal Lounge

Acoustic guitarist plays covers from Alanis to Jewel, originals too, tonight and tomorrow night. Her subtle songs blend with the Lounge atmosphere: casual and funky at the same time.

Who: Bowen Boys

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

Live music still alive and well in Whistler! East Coast and Celtic music featuring the music of Moritz Behm and Rob Thompson, with their fiddle and guitar sounds rocking the house amid pints of Guinness.

Who: Cameron Chu

Where: Bearfoot Bistro

Nightly jazz from piano man Cameron Chu. Conversation-friendly volume in a stylish venue.

What: 10th Annual Star Search

Where: 7 p.m., Eagle Eye Community Centre

A presentation of the Howe Sound Performing Arts Association, the annual contest is open to performers living in the sea to sky corridor, ages 13-21, who will perform a clearly defined song with their accompanist or backup tracks. The contest features dancers, singers and novelty acts.

What: Das Boot Ballet

Where: Boot Pub

Adult entertainment by ladies, for men.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Fresh Fridays with R3

Where: Garfinkel’s

DJ R3 spins his favourites so you can cut a rug.

What: Ninja Tune Friday

Who: DJ Craig

Where: Maxx Fish

The revenge of DJ Craig a.k.a. C the Selecta takes over in full CIRCA fashion.

What: Passion Fridays

Where: Tommy Africa’s

Whistler’s own DJ Erin continues through the summer and keeps grooving all night long with an incredibly delicious sound of funky vocal house, including UK remixes.

Who: DJ Peace Frog

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Tunes from Peace Frog, and no cover for ladies.

Who: DJ Derek

Where: Savage Beagle

A mix of Top 40 tonight and Saturday.

PUBS & PATIOS

Where: The Brew House

Brewhouse tunes are always hopping from morning to night. Outdoor patios make for great people watching in the village, alongside pitchers or specialty coffees. Near all the bars, clubs and shops in between marketplace and central Village Square.

Where: Hoz’s Pub

Down to earth pub but still in that Whistler style. Just a hop, skip and a jump over the roadwork from that brisk walk on the Valley Trail in Whistler Creekside.

Where: Citta’

Citta’s central stage in Village Square attracts locals, patio-side, and visitors too. Best people watching spot to enjoy a variety of pints on tap. Open for lunch, low key candlelight dining upstairs into the summer evening.

Where: Amsterdam Pub & Café

Wooden interiors and all kinds of eye-candy décor make for a funky apres-pint or meal, at the Village Square. Patio too, with live music some nights. For an international, younger crowd visit the ’Dam.

Where: Black’s Pub

The warming floor for locals apres-ski. Located at the foot of both village gondolas. With snowcapped peaks and the downhill bike course in summer, enjoy their telescope to bear watch or star gaze. Tasty food, 99 brands of beer in a gilded silver menu, and 40 scotches to keep you reminiscing.

Where: Tapley’s Neighbourhood Pub

Casual atmosphere for warm conversation and cold beer. Bar staff operate a not-too-loud sound system of rock and roll numbers and the outdoor patio gives patrons the best air in the world.

Saturday, June 8

UNBEATABLE BEATS

Whistler weekend street entertainment features ongoing performers in venues throughout the Village. Catch an act or bring the kids for family-friendly fun, Saturday and Sunday.

TIME

Saturday

June 8

Sunday

June 9

12:00

Trolls

Village Common

12:30

Euphorics

Mountain Square

1:00

Elias Joseph

Village Square

Trolls

Mountain Square

Elias Joseph

Town Plaza Gazebo

1:30

Euphorics

Town Plaza Gazebo

Euphorics

Village Square

2:00

Elias Joseph

Village Common

Trolls

Mountain Square

Eliase Joseph

Village Common

2:30

Euphorics

Village Square

Trolls

Village Square

3:00

Trolls

Village Square

Euphorics

Village Common

3:30

Elias Joseph

Mountain Square

Trolls

Village Common

Elias Joseph

Mountain Square

4:00

Euphorics

Village Common

Euphorics

Town Plaza Gazebo

4:30

Trolls

Village Common

Elias Joseph

Village Square

Elias Joseph

Village Square

5:00

Euphorics

Town Plaza Gazebo

5:30

Trolls

Mountain Square

Who: Suzanne Wilson

Where: Crystal Lounge

See Friday’s listings.

What: Star Search 10 th Anniversary Gala Concert

Where: Eagle Eye Community Theatre

A matinee at 2 p.m. and an evening show at 8 p.m. features Giovanni (John) Amenta and past winners of the annual Star Search. This "Raise the roof" gala will benefit the 2003 Howe Sound Music festival.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Surf videos night

Where: Boot Pub

Always wanted a taste of California? Wishin’ you could surf? Check out the surf video night tonight, good times, good waves, funky boarding.

What: The Revenge of DJ Craig

Where: Maxx Fish

Craig Engman, a.k.a. C the Selecta, has taken over tonight, in full CIRCA fashion.

Who: DJ Stoli & Miguel Sanchez

Where: Garfinkel’s

Stoli mixes up your favourites for a Saturday night boogie or barfly mode.

Who: DJ Peace Frog

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

A mainstream mix keeps Whistler audiences rockin’.

Who: DJ Lennie, Jungle Soldier and guests

What: Open House

Where: Tommy Africa’s

DJ Lennie opens, followed by Jungle Soldier’s mix of the best break beats on the West Coast. A great night for people who like to dance.

Who: DJ Derek

Where: Savage Beagle

See Friday’s listings.

Sunday, June 9

UNSTOPPABLE BEATS

No live tonight. Sing in the shower, make your own musical party!

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Beat Cave

Where: Maxx Fish

Whistler Music Percussion Center presents Beat Cave, an evening of Jungle, Tribal, Afro-Cuban and Latino beats. This is an open invitation; bring your drum and add to the thunder every Sunday night.

What: Soul Kitchen

Where: Tommy Africa’s

DJ Horsey of Rewind Entertainment plays house and tech house too.

What: Weekend Madness

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Busy dance floor and long lineups – get here early.

Monday, June 10

BEATS FOR A MONDAY

What: Monday Madness with Bob Funk

Where: Boot Pub

Bob Funk performs a variety of styles including funk, blues, and jazz. Steve Ouellet is on drums, Raj Das on upright bass, Darren MacDonald on guitar, and Rob Hebert on keys.

Who: Metallica Tribute Band

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Misery, the metal tribute band to Metallica, plays Bill’s tonight. Expect a mix of older songs, the band includes covers The Thing That Should Not Be and Helpless. "It’s part of a time trip, going back," says the band, who have played gigs in Florida "where you had to body surf to get anywhere in the bar." ‘Nuff said.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Moto Metal Monday night

Where: Maxx Fish

DJs Grey Wolf and Sir Weighs a Lot play. Let down your hockey hair and step into the feedback every Monday night.

Who: DJ Ryder

What: Magnum Opus

Where: Tommy Africa’s

Retro boogie night. Dress to the nines and come shake your booty.

Who: DJ Rich

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

DJ Rich plays tunes through the night.

What: Service Industry Night

Where: Moe Joe’s

Locals’ night in the shoulder season.

Tuesday, June 11

UNFORGETTABLE BEATS

What: Open Mic

Where: Amsterdam Pub

Open Mic with your host Randy of Whistler Music. Play live in the Pub with some of the best local musicians in Whistler.

What: Das Boot Ballet

Where: Boot Pub

See Friday’s listings.

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Spare Grooves with Mat the Alien

Where: Maxx Fish

Mat the Alien and Kilo Cee every Wednesday night. Whistler’s premier hip hop spot. Two DJs, four turntables and incredible ease.

Who: DJ Seanski

Where: Savage Beagle

Hip hop beats from Seanski.

Wednesday, June 12

SERENADE-ABLE BEATS

Who: Slow Nerve Action

Where: Tommy Africa’s

Up and coming music stars debut at Tommy’s tonight. Check out the band and their very own brand of porn funk. They play songs from their CD The Soap of Beautiful Women. Surprise stage antics and innuendo always part of the show.

Who: Guitar Doug

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

As the sun goes down, Doug plays a variety of songs on a variety of guitars. Live, live, live with a smile and a ballad this evening.

What: Weekly Euchre Tournie

Where: Hoz’s Pub

Go cards crazy! 7 p.m. start, weekly cash prizes too.

What: Das Boot Ballet

Where: Boot Pub

For the voyeur in you, ladies, men and little boy fantasies.

CLUBS AND DJS

Who: Boogie Café with DJ Czech

Where: Garfinkel’s

DJ Czech spins beats for you, apres-ski and into vinyl mode.

Who: DJ Diamond Doug

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

A diamond in the ruff or a sparkling, well-cut jewel?

What: Spare Grooves

Where: Maxx Fish

Mat the Alien and Kilo Cee bring you Whistler’s hip hop with incredible ease.

Who: Guest DJs

Where: The Shack

Acid jazz, disco and retro on tap.

Who: Def Star Dub with Mr. Wilson

Where: Savage Beagle

Downtempo beats and hip hop this evening.

Who: DJ Tone Ballone

Where: Moe Joe’s

Tone Ballone kicking out the tunes!

Thursday, June 13

TALKABLE BEATS

Who: Suzanne Wilson

Where: Dubh Linn Gate

Suzanne Wilson, of the trio Cherrybomb, brings you solo ballads tonight accompanied by only her guitar. Great music for conversation and catch ups with an old ski buddy or two.

What: Superjam Series Whistler Jam

Where: Boot Pub

Big Elvis (featuring Bobby Vega, Alan Hertz, Ray White, Eric Levy, and Tal Morris) is joined by the likes of Kai Eckhardt, Fareed Haque and Nicholas Barron ("new" vocalist for Garaj Mahal). Upstream entertainment says "The theme of this game is improvisation, sometimes a dive into the unknown."

CLUBS AND DJS

What: Beats and Breaks

Where: Maxx Fish

DJ Vinyl Ritchie sets the record straight playing his big, sexy funk. Scott Arkwell was voted best DJ in B.C. two years in a row by readers of the Georgia Straight.

What: Locals’ Night

Where: Garfinkel’s

Still the best locals’ night 10 years running. DJ Stoli with DJ Erin shake things up down below.

Who: DJ Peacefrog

Where: Buffalo Bill’s

Thirst-day at Bill’s; music by Peacefrog.

What: Waxed

Where: Savage Beagle

Milton and Toddski play house and breaks tonight.

What: Ladies Night

Where: Moe Joe’s

Looks good, smells good, it’s all good… ladies’ night at Moe’s.




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